"Richard Beasley was born in 1964, grew up in Adelaide, and has spent most of his working life in Sydney. He graduated in Law from Adelaide University, and holds a Masters in Law from Sydney University. He has been a Barrister since 1997, and was appointed a Senior Counsel in 2011. Richard has written two previous novels. Hell has Harbour Views (2001), which was adapted for ABC Television in 2005, and The Ambulance Chaser (2004)."